Nov 162014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 5, 2014 –   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports.    This feature appears weekly in the News-Ledger newspaper. To subscribe, see the special offer at bottom. Oct. 26, 3 p.m. Some stole [...]

Nov 142014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 – Two boats collided south of the Clarksburg Marina Sunday afternoon, in an accident that sent several people to the hospital. The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department reports that “two small pleasure vessels” hit each other head on at about 3 p.m. “Five out of the nine occupants from both vessels [...]

Nov 122014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 12, 2014 – In West Sacramento, Tuesday was a great night for incumbents. As voters cast their ballots in the November 4 general election, it seemed they were trying to show they were happy with the current direction of the local school district and city government. In the mayor’s race, current mayor [...]

Nov 112014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 4, 2014 – FROM RIVER CITY HIGH SCHOOL With an 8 to 1 win at Rio Linda last week, the River City High School girls tennis team finished its first season in the Tri County Conference (TCC) at a perfect 12 and 0.  It’s the first league championship for an all-girls RC [...]

Nov 102014
 
West Sac market firebombed

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 10, 2014 – West Sacramento police are looking for a person who tossed a ‘Molotov cocktail’ through the window of Venera European Market at 2927 West Capitol Avenue early this morning. Police responded to a commercial burglary alarm “to find the front glass door broken and smoke coming from inside the [...]

Nov 102014
 
Silo demolition now underway

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 5, 2014 – Demolition is underway on the former CEMEX cement silos in West Sacramento’s Pioneer Bluff area. That region is a corridor of riverfront along South River Road north of the freeway. The former heavy-industrial area is now zoned for mixed-use urban development. The new uses are expected to come in [...]